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Posted On June 22, 2018By Frank ArditoIn Headline News, The Buzz

Is The Vape Shop Boom Coming To An End?

In 2015, when James Restarick opened his first shop in Kent selling kits for vaping, his friends were surprised. By Ben Morris | June 20th, 2018 “They thought I was mad. I didn’t actually tell anyone for seven months that I had opened a shop.” Having previously been a partner in a bar and restaurant business he enjoyed his new lifestyle. “I used to do double shifts, I would be in there day and night – now I have a life.” And as a former heavy smoker, Mr. Restarick enjoyedRead More
Smokers switching to artificial alternatives have far fewer toxins and cancer-causing substances in their bodies after six months, study finds By John Von Radowitz | February 7th, 2017 Vaping has been given an emphatic thumbs up by health experts after the first long-term study of its effects in ex-smokers. After six months, people who switched from real to e-cigarettes had far fewer toxins and cancer-causing substances in their bodies than continual smokers, scientists found. Nicotine patches also appeared to be far safer than tobacco products, according to the analysis of saliva andRead More
London’s Vape Shop says it’s worried about the impact new federal health regulations could have on its customers. TalkRadio AM 640 | September 28th, 2016 Health Canada says the move will balance the need to protect young people from nicotine addiction while allowing adult smokers to legally buy vaping products and e-cigarettes to help quit smoking or as a potentially less harmful alternative to tobacco. However, few details have been released on what that balance will look like. Vape Shop manager Ben Kin told AM980 he’s worried the regulations couldRead More
England Study: Vaping products may not be legally defined as a smoking cessation product- By Jimmy Hafrey – March 2nd, 2016 but many smokers who want to quit are choosing vaping in addition to or instead of other smoking cessation products. This is the finding of research conducted in London, which also found that the use of vaping products might raise a smoker’s chances of successfully kicking the tobacco cigarette habit for good. According to a study done by researchers at London’s University College, nearly 900,000 smokers in England tried to quit inRead More
By Chris Catani – Aug 21, 2015 Public Health England, an executive agency sponsored by the Department of Health, published a report yesterday titled E-Cigarettes: An Evidence Update.  It found that vaping and e-cigarettes are 95% less harmful than traditional tobacco cigarettes.   A link to the 121 page study can be found here. Key findings of the review include: The current best estimate is that e-cigarettes are around 95% less harmful than smoking Nearly half the population (44.8%) don’t realize e-cigarettes are much less harmful than smoking There is no evidenceRead More
By Terry Maguire June 25, 2015 , 12:20 pm Michael McBride is crystal clear; our Chief Medical Officer believes too many people are vaping and this is a bad thing.  In a recent TV interview he was unambiguous in his discouragement of e-cigarettes.    The views of CMO are important, people listen and people take note.  He’s not alone; the British Medical Association, WHO, European Commission and the Welsh Assembly are all censorious.   So are they right? One thing on which Michael McBride and I agree is the need to reduce tobacco harm.  Read More
First airport e-cigarette zone to open at London's Heathrow
First airport e-cigarette zone to open at London's Heathrow. Electronic cigarette maker Gamucci is to open the world's first airport "vaping zone" for e-cigarette users at London's Heathrow later this month.Read More
UK'S first e-cigarette bar opens in London
The UK'S first e-cigarette bar opens in London tomorrow, Tuesday 12 November. #vypesocial, located in Shoreditch, is open until the end of the month and aims to identify and demonstrate the potential for new rituals and etiquettes around the use of electronic cigarettes in social venues.Read More